• Claudia.Cahalane | 11 Feb 2022
    In this blog we look at some of the ways television sets and TV programmes are becoming more accessible and cover some of the things that need to change to make TV more accessible and inclusive. 
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 03 Feb 2022
    Arthritis causes pain and inflammation in the joints. Commonly it affects the hands, spine, knees and hips. Over 9.4 million people in the UK are living with arthritis. We have rounded up 10 of the best arthritis apps for tracking and managing the pain of arthritis, apps to aid sleep and apps for...
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 02 Feb 2022
    AbilityNet DSA (Disabled Student Allowance) assessor Abbie Osborne works with disabled students and those with mental health issues across the country to advise on the best tech to support them in their studies and in managing their lives. Here are some of her top apps for focus and concentration
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 02 Feb 2022
    There are multiple communication options used by people who are D/deaf or who have hearing loss. And, in the last five years, advances in automatic speech recognition (ASR) have opened further options. In this blog, we explore some of the latest tech options for communication, leisure and education...
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 25 Feb 2021
    Sunday 28 February is International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day. Check our experts top tips for avoiding RSI in the workplace.
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 16 Jan 2020
    In this piece we hear from Apple and Amazon whose homemade shows are leading the way in audio description. And, UK TV providers talk about their improvements to audio description in 2019 as well as plans for the future.
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 19 Dec 2019
    Read about Verizon Media's (responsible for Yahoo!, AOL and HuffPost) work to ensure its content is as accessible as possible. Sam Soloway, the company's accessibility lab manager tells us about Verizon's testing labs for users and staff to try sites with assitive technology; and she explains all...
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 28 Nov 2019
    TechShare Pro is the UK's leading accessibility and inclusive design conference, and this year's event was over two days, giving even more opportunities for connecting, sharing and learning.
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 11 Nov 2019
    An estimated 110,000 people in the UK live with multiple sclerosis (MS). The condition affects the nerves in the brain and the spinal cord. It can cause a wide variety of symptoms, including balance and coordination problems, eyesight and hearing issues, fatigue, altered sensations and cognitive...
  • Claudia.Cahalane | 16 Oct 2019
    AbilityNet explores the range of online forums and Facebook pages available for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). What can they help with and how?